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i hope you join us one hour from now for more ac 360. thank you for watching. piers morguen live starts next. this is "piers morgan live." six days and counting for the big game. broncos versus seahawks and everyone knows about this. >> don't you open your mouth or you may have it closed real quick. >> how richard sherman denied all the odds growing up in south central l.a. richard went to stanford got a university degree and will be in sunday's super bowl. it's an amazing story. who better to tell it than richard's own family. also, the olympics are here,
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look at the unprecedented security of the torch as it made its way through dagestan today. what would brian boitano do? he's here to tell us. a law named after me involving guns. sanjay gupta has a marijuana strand, but that's it. more guns equals less crime, and why he believes the piers morgan act will be so effective. we'll talk about that later tonight. we want to begin with the olympic olympics security issue. are the olympians in danger? brian boitano joins me now. very controversial games. >> yeah. >> a lot of talk about security and other issues. the fact that they seem to think in sochi that homosexuality doesn't exist.
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we saw the mayor of sochi, no, there are no gays in sochi. when in fact there are gay nightclubs you were appointed by president obama's agency to represent them, and a few days later you came out. i was born and raised with these competitors that told me the restrictions in the country were like that. i couldn't believe it then, i think they still resonate to that direction. >> when you were asked to go and remember your country did you have any qualms about going there, knowing what the reception is likely to be? >> i did. when the president asked me to be on the delegation i didn't really realize he was sending the message of diversity and
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tolerance. when i read the press release i realized i had to make a statement myself. i knew i had to make a statement and make it official to go to sochi because i really wanted to stand strong with the rest of the delegation and make that statement and say this is what we look like in america. >> if you got a chance to talk directly to vladimir putin and you might, we don't know. what would you say to him? >> it's a privilege to be here as a guest in your country. i have many friends who i have met competing throughout the world in the olympics and i'm honored to be here to represent my country and my president's message. >> there is a temptation i guess not just for you, but a lot of the gay athletes who are competing on behalf of the united states and many other countries, britain included, to make some kind of protests,
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statement out there. do you think that's going to happen? is it advisable to provoke the beast, if you like. >> i think the athletes that go over there, they have a task at hand. they have to live out their dream number one. they have to represent their country. anything that detracts from that, anything, i wouldn't advise that. as an athlete, i wouldn't have done that. also, demonstrations under the olympic charter, they don't allow demonstrations. they could be sent home, they could have their medals taken away. i think that's why this presidential delegation is important, we can speak volumes, and the athletes don't have to put their medals on the line or reputation. >> there's a real risk of terms of something happening. everyone's been talking about this. we saw the torch go through dagestan. that's where we know the boston marathon bombers spent time, and so on. this security aspect of the games, it's probably never been
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as high for any games. you're going to be out there, are you worried about your security? the athletes security? >> you know, i think everyone's worried about security, but i do think that it's -- the first priority, and i think the safest place will be the olympic village. i think the athlete safety should be the first priority, so they can focus on what they need to do, but there had been talk of cancelling it or something like that, i think that would be very devastating to the athletes. especially since the olympics represents playing on the field of sports and putting your country's issues aside. i think athletes will be safe. >> on a personal level, coming out at 50 i think it was, when you did. quite recently. how did that feel for you? >> it was difficult. i always realize i have a public side to my life, i've always
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been a private person. i've never been in or out, always been proud, out to my family and friends. i didn't think i was in or out. i was just myself. to make this statement to represent the country and the president, i thought it was a great platform to make such a difference on a large stage that i took responsibility for it and stepped out. >> you must have thought about it your entire adult life. when you actually did it, was it a huge sense of relief? were you pleasantly surprised by the reaction? >> i was. but i wasn't relieved, i wasn't relieved. i had -- i felt like i had lived a great life, an honest life, i just was this private guy, inherently private from my parents, growing up that way. and reserved that side of my life for people who were important to me, but never had a problem with it myself. >> do you mind that you're being seen inevitably as a famous gay
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american athlete going to sochi, rather than a great american athlete? >> that's a good point. everybody wants to be known by their accomplishments, being gay is one aspect of who i am. i'm a son, a brother, a cook, i'm everything, i'm an athlete, i want to be known as all those, not one of those things is more important than the other. >> there was a moment at the grammys last night, i wanted to play, i'm sure you saw it. >> yeah, i did. >> let's watch this. >> there was no clip, i'm sorry. the moment we're talking about is the multiple weddings of gay and straight couples, ma don that performing. is it an appropriate place to make that kind of statement, do you think? >> where is it appropriate? and where is it not appropriate? i think it flowed really well with the show. and i applaud them. it's so nice, when young people see such megastars standing up for all the different people getting married and standing up for the message, it makes a difference to young people.
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and the message is being delivered, i think that's the important thing for young people to see, it's really okay who you are. >> i liked that they had gay and straight couples. it wasn't just 16 gay couples. it's all the same. you don't have to view any of this as any different to any other. >> i agree with you, i liked sees everybody, we're all just people, and we're all different, and that's a message that not only should be sent to president putin in russia, it should be sent to everyone in america as well. >> we could have played endless clips of you performing in the olympics, you won gold, you're a superstar, this is what you're really best known for. >> brian boitano, what would he do if he was here right now? he would make a plan and follow through. >> when he was in the olympics skating for the gold -- >> when he was in the alps fighting grizzly bears. >> it doesn't get better than that, does it?
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>> it's pretty amazing. it opened my demographic up to a younger generation. >> and i get a lot of people tweeting me saying, i didn't know you were an ice skater. how come you don't get that i'm ice skating in the movie, don't understand why you didn't understand. >> your new project is called the boitano project, it's on hgtv. >> the third house belonged to my family, the boitanos. who went to america, i wanted to make that my villa. so far the renovation on the first floor is complete. the kitchen and adjacent seating area, dining room and living room are exactly what i imagined. >> it's a makeover show? >> yeah, it is. but i found my great, great, great grandfather's house and bought it from 20 boitanos and
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renovated it. it's a town of boitanos. >> it's been a real pleasure to see you. best of luck in sochi. go stick it to 'em. richard sherman's parents coming up next. nathan dunn has a proposed bill that would no doubt lead to more guns on the street. why that would make oklahoma a safer place. he's named the bill after me. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you: is your tv powered by coal? natural gas? nuclear? or renewables like solar... and wind? let's find out. this is where america's electricity comes from. a diversity of energy sources helps ensure the electricity
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about 11:15 this morning, our 911 center received a call for shots fired at the columbia mall. we had officers get into the area, we were able to identify three victims at an upper level store in the columbia mall. one of those pictures appears to be a shooter. >> the columbia mall in maryland reopened today for the first time since a gunman walked in and shot and killed two mall employees. a string of shootings across the united states, oklahoma nathan dunn the piers morgan constitutional right to bear arms without infringement. anyone would be allowed to bear arms without a license. explain to me why you've come up with this act, why my name is involved. >> the act would allow people to
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carry a firearm without a permit. there's 35 states that already allow that here in america. in fact, five states are constitutional carry states that you don't have to have a permit to carry or conceal. with this bill, i thought, well, a lot of times with different bills, it's ironic the way names are come up with, we have the patriot act, the patient affordable care act. it's proven to be unaffordable. it looks to be not protecting the patients at all i've seen a lot of times people assign a name to a bill to ensure its passage, if it has the term child in it, you don't want to not pass it, because people think, you voted against a child. i thought, what better way to
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start a discussion. >> what is your point about the second amendment? >> it's a constitutional right we have that is enshrined. >> do you know what this is? >> yes. >> it's a kinder surprise egg. >> describe it? >> it was a chocolate shell and inside it had a toy for the child. >> you realize they're illegal, not just in oklahoma, but in the whole of america. do you know why they're illegal? >> because the government has interfered and is trying to protect us from ourselves. >> it's irony. >> what is the irony. >> i can't eat a chocolate egg in america, it's illegal. but i can buy over 2,000 types of guns. i can't eat this chocolate egg,
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does that strike you as strange? >> it does. the federal government has become very intrusive and they are working outside of their -- >> you like the kinder egg? >> i love the kinder eggs. i've given them out. >> let's get serious against guns. what i want to talk to you about is, where is the right of an american to not be shot. where is the right of an american parent to send their child to school and not be shot. there have been 36 individual school shootings in america since new town. you're one of the few politicians to do anything, your solution to this is to have more guns on the streets, not fewer guns. >> and so the question is, where is their right not to have --
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>> at what point is the right to life to not have your child shot supersede your determination to have more guns on the streets of ameri america. >> well, the right to life is enshrined in the declaration of independence. >> why do you think more lives will be saved by flooding the streets with more guns. >> this won't flood the streets with more guns. >> you want everyone in oklahoma to have the right to carry guns anywhere they wish, right? >> correct, i want them to have the right, but i'm not going to force them to carry a gun. >> that's very good of you. therefore, you would like more guns on the streets? >> yes, i think the more people that carry gurns the less crime there is. >> you really believe that? >> yes. >> every american wanders around the streets of america armed and that makes it safer? >> no, because i'm not going to force anyone to violate what they don't want to do, if they
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don't want to carry a gun, they don't have to. it's about protecting people's rights to keep and bear arms, that's the difference, it's a right, a gods given constitution ali protected right to bear aurms. >> let's take a break and debate this after the break. to quote from whitman, "you are here." "that life exists and identity." "that the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." "that the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse." what will your verse be? her long day of pick ups and drop offs begins with arthritis pain... and a choice. take up to 6 tylenol in a day or just 2 aleve for all day relief.
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with me now, state senator nathan dahm. let's go through a few things.
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would you support any of the key gun control proposal for president obama? lit's go through that quickly. would you support an assault weapons ban? >> no, would i not. >> would you support a ban on high capacity magazines, say over 10 bullets? >> no, i would not. >> would you support universal background checks? >> i would not support anything they have submitted. just to propose them as a law or executive order will not work. >> if 88% of the people support background checks, why would you not support that. what is your argument about someone going to buy a gun is mentally insane and can be proven to be mentally insane, why would you not want to know that. >> because the constitution says the right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
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>> even if you're not mentally insane? >> if you want to amend and change the constitution, there's a way to do that. >> you don't want people to know if someone buying a gun is mentally insane or criminal? >> there was at one point in time people thought alcohol should be prohibited in america. and as a result of that, we got the 18th amendment. >> i'm talking about guns. >> i just -- >> many, many pro gun people say to me, it's a big mental health issue, what you're telling me you don't even want to check if people are mentally insane and can be proven to be mentally insane before they can purchase a gun. >> you're just addressing a symptom not a problem. >> how do we do that if we don't check if they're mentally insane. >> we need to address mental health first. >> how do you check that if you don't check if they're mentally
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insane? >> if you want to talk before mental health issues, the government has dropped the ball, even on our troops. >> no, no -- >> more troops have died -- >> here's a question, i'm obviously confusing you, let's try to make it simpler. you don't want to have any background checks on guns whatsoever? >> correct. >> it's your constitutional god give ing right. >> we're innocent until being proven guilty. >> you say mental health is the problem not the gun. >> mental health -- >> despite that, taking you at face value, even though you think mental health is the key problem with gun violence in america, you don't want to have any background check to see if someone who is buying a gun may have a record of mental insanity. explain to me why that in and of
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itself is not completely insane. >> that's mott what i said. in regard to mental health -- >> what is the number one contributing factor? >> i can answer that. >> if you want i can answer the previous question or the last three you've thrown out. >> the floor is yours. >> it's your show. >> the floor is yours, i would like you to answer this question, how do you deal with mental health, if you don't even want a background check which would reveal someone has a history of mental illness. >> if we implement that, and as you wrote in your book the aurora shooter would have passed through all those checks, then what? we wouldn't have been able to stop it in this instance, what's the next solution. we could potentially -- if we implemented those -- we could have this problem. >> if the key issue is not mental health or guns or gun
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violence, what is it? >> what do you mean? >> what else could it possibly be? >> if you want -- >> it wasn't guns and it wasn't mental health, what is the key contributing factor to gun violence and death in america if it's not guns. >> it's an evilness in man kind. some people are willing to violate other people's right to life, for instance. as you suggested earlier it is someone who is willing to do harmt to someone else. they have evil in their heart. >> the only answer to gun violence in america as far as you can tell and de deuce is to have more guns on the streets and more people publicly carrying guns? >> no, that's not the only answer, but that is one of the answers for sure. >> how would that be an answer? >> law abiding citizens would be able to protect themselves from bad guys. there would be a lot fewer
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victims and more people who are willing to enable to protect themselves. >> you realize in every country that's brought in tough gun control, there's been a dramatic reduction in gun violence, gun death by suicide, you realiz that? >> i realize you have also mentioned in your book you want to ban assault weapons, but not handguns? >> i think assault weapons is a good start. >> you want to ban handguns? >> i don't think guns are good in general. >> you don't even want to have any licensing, you want no checks at all, do you, senator. you want to return basically, to every oklahoman walking around with a gun on their holster like the wild west. and i simply put it to you, don't let me put it to you, let
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me play you a clip. this is from a man called david wheeler this is what he said about his son ben who was killed at the sandy hook massacre. what he felt it should say to americans about guns in america. >> liberty of any person to own a military style assault weapon and high capacity magazine and keep them in their home is second to the right of my son to his life. let's honor the founding documents and get our priorities straight. >> senator dahm, do you agree with him that his son's right to liz wife should supersede the right of an american to own a military style assault weapon or high capacity magazine? >> i believe that his son has his right to life and it's saddening there was not someone there to protect -- >> is his son's right to life more important than an
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american's right to own a military style assault weapon as he said. >> see, the problem -- >> yes or no. >> the problem here is, you don't understand what rights are you said a moment ago, you're fine with people having a shotgun -- >> i'm confused about what you think you think your rights are 37 there's a sandy hook father who lost his young son. he's simply putting the question out there, for other americans, including you, to determine what is more important, the right of his child to live or your right to have an assault rifle and a high capacity magazine. which is more important. he says his son's right to life is more important. >> i believe both of them should and could co exist. >> one has to come above the other. >> no, they don't. we have the right to life you can liberty and the pursuit of happiness. someone should not take that right and violate someone else's right and they should be
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punished accordingly if they do that. you don't understand what a right is, and that's the problem here. >> do you know the wording of the second amendment? >> yes. >> a well regulated militia -- the right of the people to bear arms should not be infringed. >> where does the militia come into this? >> it would be fine for militia members and military police to own ak-14s? >> yes, i believe they're part of the militia. >> okay. >> what is well regulated about oklahomans all being armed in the streets civilians, without a license or background check or anything else. what part of that reflects what the founding fathers described as a well regulated militia. >> you are fine with militia members owning ar-15s? >> i'm fine with the military or police in any country having weapons, absolutely fine.
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my brother, as i said, is a british army colonel, he's fought in iraq and afghanistan with american servicemen. i don't need to be told about guns, how important they are. what part of a well regulated militia allows you to put this bill out using my name to get yourself some cheap publicity, oklahomans should be armed to the teeth with no licensing or background checks and that constitutes a well regulated militia as laid down by your founding fathers? >> twist of all you can i'm not here to get attention for myself. to answer your question if i may. you said you're okay with military having assault rifles. the militia is made up of three parts, the oklahoma national guard, the oklahoma state guard and unorganized militia, which
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is every able bodied person between the age of 18 and 65. every able bodied u.s. citizen in oklahoma has the right and the authority to be a part of the ma lirk ya and keep and bear aurms. according to what you say militia members have the right to have an assault weapon rifle. >> do you think most oklahomans agree with you? >> i think so, the majority of the ones i've heard from. >> they would be comfortable having guns in the streets no knowledge of those people are mentally insane or criminals? >> i can't say everyone, because that's an absolute. >> the majority of oklahomans? >> oklahoma is a very gun friendly state. >> thank you. america knows him for his post game rant. i'm joined exclusively by
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the super bowl is this sunday, rather than the country buzzing about the matchup, there's one player dominating all the headlines, richard sherman is a household name after this post game interview on fox sports. >> i'm the best corner in the game. when you compare me with crabtree that's the result
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you're going to get. don't you ever talk about me. >> no no one's talking about you. >> don't you open your mouth, i'm going to shut it real quick. >> a few people called him a thug, some much worse. he rose to the apex of the sporting world. joining me exclusively to set the record straight are richard sherman's family. if we don't get your parents tonight we'll get them on tomorrow night you grew up with richard down there in south central l.a., i know the area well. it's an amazing place in many ways, serena williams came from there. some of the biggest rap stars have come from there. what was it like growing up down there with your brother, and what kind of adversity do you think he has overcome to get where he has? >> well, you know, it was tough.
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it will be tough for the average kid, the way our parents raised us to believe in god and have confidence and faith in what it is we believe, we were able to make it out. keeping a positive mind, and having goals in mind, to a lot of people they would consider it tough, very, very tough. we were able to stay focused and make it out. >> your father was 18, he was on a porch in south central l.a. with the wrong type of gang as he put it himself, and he was shot at. and he vowed after that incident this would never happen to his children, and he instituted along with your mother some rules, no gang involvement, no dressing in gang colors, no hanging on street corners or dodgy porches. no eating outside the kitchen,
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no poor grades, no tolerance for talk back, you were barred from taking the bus or walking too far from home. your mom would chauffeur you to parties and wait outside. >> yes. >> and yet all this created what we see which is a brilliant success story. you are in your own right successful. tell me why at the heart of all this is parental responsibility? >> well, you know, now that i'm a parent myself, i understand everything our parents put us through. i have a little girl, she's 7 years old and i try to implement all the things they did, when we were growing up. you know, growing up we thought a lot of the rules they gave us were tough because some of the things we were able to do and weren't able to do, our peers did something totally different. growing up with those rules it was shaky to us, when we were children, now that we're all adults, we look back and we
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thank them, and we let them know that we're truly grateful, you know they were just heavy on discipline. discipline was a major, major part of our household and now i see the relevance of what it does, you know, it kept us focused and on the right path. i recommend any parent in america to discipline their children, be there for them, support them and let them know you love and care about them, and you raise some pretty successful children. i heard your mother on one occasion -- i don't think this was applicable to you -- actually marched on to a playing field after you had a bad report in school and gave you a good talking to right there and then? >> that's totally true.
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my mom is like, you guys see richard, he's just as -- she's just as fiery passion aelt woman, and she doesn't play any games when it comes to respecting others and showing love, and it was one of those occasions you know in high school i was a pretty good football player, a jock, whatever you want to call it, in class i was clowning around and the teacher told me he was going to call my mom. and he called her and my stomach hurt the rest of the school day because i knew what my mom would do to me want it had been when i got home or in this case it was at practice i was practicing and she pulled up on the football field and hopped out and whipped my butt right there. i took some scrutiny from my class mads and teammates, but at the end of the day, it was a positive thing, i learned not to jack around in class any more.
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>> when you talk about your brother, the passion he showed in that interview, many people took it as being trash talk, but it wasn't too far away from what we used to see from employee hamed ali and others, what was your impression when you heard him react like that? >> well, my impression was -- the first thing i said to my brother i said, bro, i love you, man, i love you for that because i know richard, he's an awesome person, a lot of people of seattle and people of our hometown that personally know him, they know he's a good caring, loving gusher eating cartoon watching guy, and he's pea passionate and wants to be the best at his craft, he structured his game behind the great players like mohammed ali and deion sanders, a lot of the guys that are very, very confident.
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so it was just richard being passionate about his craft, he feels like he's the best, he want wants everyone to know that, and that day he let the world know. >> you should be very proud of him. he showed all the aggression and determination to win i want to see in sportsmen. it's great to talk to you. we'll try to get your parents on before the end of the show, if not, we'll have them on tomorrow night. we wish you all the best for the weekend. >> thank you. thanks for having me, i appreciate it. coming up, last night's beatles reunion on the grammys. or was it? it wasn't really, was it? [ ambient street noise ] ♪ ♪ ♪
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basically a new paul mccartney record with ringo banging on the drums. >> yes, that's what it was exactly. it wasn't meant to be a beatles reunion. they tried to downplay it, even as they did it, it was clear it was a teaser for something bigger coming up. probably on cbs. and so that's what it was, a tease, and it was by no means a reunion, still, it was kind of fun to see, we see a lot of paul. he has maintained his busy schedule really, doing concerts and making films and writing songs and doing albums. but it was kind of fun to see ringo in the background there. in a way, as you say. >> you saw the beatles ascend to their superstardom in america, it was quite extraordinary the speed they did it at. january 18th, 1964, i want to hold your hand debuts at number 45 on the u.s. charts. february 7th, 1964, the beatles arrived at jfk airport to 3,000
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screaming fans. february 9th, 1964, 73 million people watched them on ed sullivan with their debut, and april 4th, '64. less than three months later, the been such a fast-speed domination in the american music chart in history, has there? >> i believe you're right, piers. i don't go back far enough to know what bing crosby and rudy valle did. but one reason is that their american label declined to use their license and release those first records. so they wound up on two smaller in dependent labels.
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and when they did there were titles from swan and b.j. records. and it took fans loving them to put them on the charts like that but that is part of the reason it happened that way. >> let's take a listen to the beatles. the fab four in their heyday. >> ♪ come on and twist a little closer now ♪ ♪ and let me know that you're mine ♪ ♪ shake it baby now -- >> one of the reasons the beatles split up or stopped performing live was they couldn't hear themselves sing any more. it was a cacophony of noise, wasn't it? >> i attended what turned out to be the last beatles concert in late august of '66 and i couldn't hardly hear anything. i managed to be in the press box for the baseball games and there they were taking over second
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base. and i could barely hear music coming out of the p.a. systems they had for the ballpark and paul later on when i had a chance to interview him said it was just a blur. you didn't hear yourself at all. and their set list. i have a copy of the set list of 11 songs. they were done in a half hour and blazed out of there. it was just a blur. >> what was the secret to the beatles suction practice? malcolm gladwell outlined the theory that no one becomes good at anything without 10,000 hours of practice. all those months doing ten, twelve gigs a week prepared them for when they got their break to be a good musical band? >> right. we are celebrating the 50th
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anniversary of beatle mania. but they formed in the late '50s and they worked hard day and germany and liverpool and in - finally to london. and so they were well practiced by that time. but the reason they made it in america especially was because they were a novelty. they were so different and so good and they were so charming and they were so cute. and so you have this assemblage of all of these factors. and america had not seen anything like this before. partly because american radio always rejected british acts until then. you know, england had a major superstar with cliff richard and the shadows and we hardly ever heard about them in america. that's why capital turned them down at first. it was so new for americans that we just glommed on to them. >> i'm glad you started to welcome the british on your
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screens anyway. let's take a short break and talk about your great moment in movies when you were immotorized in "almost famous." you were the ruthless "rolling stone" editor. welcome back. how is everything? there's nothing like being your own boss! and my customers are really liking your flat rate shipping. fedex one rate. really makes my life easier. maybe a promotion is in order.
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"rolling stone"ing a ze magazin >> the spirit of rock and roll. this is good solid stuff, man. >> thanks. thanks. thanks. >> listen, i think you should be writing for us. >> "almost famous." to be up there in lights in a hit movie, you must have loved it. >> i loved it, yeah. it wasn't a big hit movie but it sure was a good movie. it's a long ways -- that was like 40 something years ago i was doing that kind of stuff and discoverying the kid named cameron crowe who made that movie. it didn't happen quite that way. the closest thing to me in that movie is the loudness of my shirt. i met the guy in a rolling stones concert and knew he was a
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kid and saw him again in daylight the next day and i signed him a short article about the wonderful country rock band -- and within a year he had a cover story but it wasn't overnight. >> i want to end with justin bieber. how would you be covering him. give me your advice to justin bieber in 20 seconds. >> well, i just did a blog about him last year and said that it seemed like trouble was lurking and i hope head would get straight. that's the only advice i have. he's a smart kid to get to where he is. let's get smart about who he is impacted be and self discipline. he has to learn to practice that. >> very smart advice as i expect from you. a pleasure to talk to you, sir. thank you very much. what a perfect time to remind you about the series "the '60s:
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